West Ham defeats Fiorentina to win the European League
West Ham managed to win the European Conference League after defeating the Italian club Fiorentina
The English clubWest Ham
managed to win the European Conference League after defeating the Italian clubFiorentina
(2-1) in the final match at the Fortuna Arena in the Czech capital, Prague.
West Ham managed to advance throughSaid Benrahma
in the 62nd minute from a penalty kick, whileGiacomo Bonaventura
equalized the score for Fiorentina in the 67th minute.
fired the coup de grace at Fiorentina by scoring the second fatal goal in the 90th minute.
West Ham's start was fast 47 seconds after the start whistle,Antonio
received the ball outside the penalty area, passed, and fired a creeping ground shot, which easily reached the hands ofTerracciano
was close to scoring the lead goal for West Ham after a throw-in was carried out inside the area, set up by Antonio on the edge of the area, to fire a powerful shot that passed near the right post of the viola goal.
And in the last minute of stoppage time in the first half (45 + 4), Fiorentina scored after a cross fromGonzalez
took advantage of with a header that hit the right post and bounced back, soJovic
followed it up with a header into the goal.
The referee canceled the goal due to the presence of a case of offside on Jovic, and video technology (VAR) confirmed the validity of the decision.
With the start of the second half Fiorentina made an emergency substitution, leaving Luka Jovic, who was injured the moment he scored the canceled goal, to be replaced byArthur Cabral
With the absence of tactical sentences and solutions on the part of the two teams, the shooting weapon from outside the area remained dominant, and in the 57th minute, Kwame fired a powerful shot, whichAreola
One minute later West Ham players demanded a penalty kick after a ball that Bowen tried to acquire touchedBiraghi
The referee returned to video technology to review the situation and decided to award a penalty kick, which Benrahma was able to take successfully to score the first goal of the match.
Fiorentina through Bonaventura managed to equalize in the 67th minute after an excellent longitudinal ball fromAmrabat
fell to Bonaventura, who met it with a perfect shot into the net.
In the 90th minute West Ham scored a fatal goal through Bowen who took advantage of an excellent pass fromPaqueta
. He singled himself out and fired a shot with his left foot that touched goalkeeper Terracciano and passed into the net, announcing the victory for the Hammers.
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